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Relating to American Civil War Society

Good friends, great events

The recent Civil War era event at the Orange Empire Railway Museum was a lovely return to a cozy location. The Museum (started by 13 teenagers who wanted to save a streetcar) includes rail cars, engines, locomotives and streetcars from … Continue reading

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Orange Empire Railway Museum – May 16/17

An old event we loved and sorely missed has been reestablished! The Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA has added a Civil War history event to their calendar, taking place May 16-17, 2015. One of the first times I … Continue reading

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Prado success, on to Costa Mesa

We introduced a new “room” to our household at Prado – a wall tent as our bedroom – so our full household now features a kitchen, parlour, children’s play room and bedroom. It was a lot to set up, but … Continue reading

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To Mrs. McCoy New York, New York My dear friend, How good it was to visit with you during your stay in Mrs. Brewer’s lovely home. I could readily see that you are in good looks and vibrant health. I … Continue reading

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My dear friend Maggie, I thought you might like this photograph of us that was made in August while we picnicked in the park. I thought it such a lovely image of the four of us, I had one made … Continue reading

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Friends To Reunite In Costa Mesa

Dear Mrs. Coffin, We are heartily looking forward to visiting with you this upcoming 14th and 15th of May! My sweet Melody has already asked if she will be able to procure the delectable  grapes you frequently have on your … Continue reading

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Troops moving on toward Vista

Dear Mother and Father, I write to allay your fears and to assure you that Caroline and I, Melody and her father, Mrs Marshall and her family, all are safe and the armies have moved on from Prado Park. The … Continue reading

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